Definition of Antiberiberi factor

1. Noun. A B vitamin that prevents beriberi; maintains appetite and growth.




Medical Definition of Antiberiberi factor

1. Synonym: thiamin. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Antiberiberi factor

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1. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1920)
"... antiberiberi factor ("water-soluble 13" growth factor of the Americans). This vitamin is widespread, and is found to some extent in almost all natural ..."

2. Vitamines: Essential Food Factors by Benjamin Harrow (1922)
"... or antiberiberi factor, identified with the water-soluble B growth factor of the American investigators. (2) Fat-soluble A growth factor or ..."

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